Physician Assistant
Taxonomy Code 363A00000X

Classification: Physician Assistant

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A physician assistant is a person who has successfully completed an accredited education program for physician assistant, is licensed by the state and is practicing within the scope of that license. Physician assistants are formally trained to perform many of the routine, time-consuming tasks a physician can do. In some states, they may prescribe medications. They take medical histories, perform physical exams, order lab tests and x-rays, and give inoculations. Most states require that they work under the supervision of a physician.

Additional Taxonomy Codes from Physician Assistant

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Physician Assistants Ratio per State

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The NPI Database was last updated on 1/9/2024 with 8,131,459 records.

Physician Assistants per State